Margaret Andrea Dillingham, 47

Margaret Andrea Dillingham, 47, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 20, 2017. She was born in Decatur, Ga. on June 4, 1970 to Kendra and Michael Hipps, Sr. She was a 1988 graduate of Jonesboro High School, received her bachelor’s degree at Georgia State University and her master’s degree and specialist degree at West Georgia […]

Wallace LeRoy Woodcock, Jr., 72

Wallace “Wally” LeRoy Woodcock, Jr., 72, passed away after a long illness on October 20, 2017. He was born on March 1, 1945 in Columbus, Ga. to the late Mary and Wallace LeRoy Woodcock, Sr. He graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1963.  Wally was a retired major with the Clayton County Police Department and […]

Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

Fayetteville hits ‘pause’ on Hwy. 54 East annexation

County raises traffic objections; meeting planned to resolve issues An Oct. 12 item before the Fayette County Commission pertaining to a residential annexation request on Ga. Highway 54 east of Fayetteville was withdrawn at the city’s request until a meeting of all the parties can be held to address pending issues. Fayetteville Planning and Zoning […]

Engaging the citizens

Engaging the citizens

Fayetteville City Manager Ray Gibson (with microphone) explains to citizens about how the city operates. City officials conducted four town hall meetings in different parts of the city to educate and inform its residents. Photo/city of Fayetteville.

Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Fayette County Marching Tigers win grand championship

Competition season for the Fayette County High Marching Tigers is off to a grand start, having been named the Grand Champions of the 11th Annual Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition. The band was rated the highest out of all bands competing to earn the Grand Championship title. In addition to bringing home the largest prize […]

Fayetteville bowlers evacuate for brief fire; 2 treated

Fayetteville bowlers evacuate for brief fire; 2 treated

An Oct. 15 fire in the laundry room at the Fayetteville Fun Bowl was quickly extinguished and resulted in two people being treated and released at the scene. Fayetteville spokesman Danny Harrison said Fayetteville firefighters were dispatched at 2:54 p.m. Sunday to a structure fire at the bowling lanes located on North 85 Parkway. Arriving […]

Joe Frank Wade, 82, of Fayetteville

Joe Frank Wade, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away October 15, 2017.  Joe was born on December 1, 1934 to the late Harvard and Florrie Wade. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Teresa Lynn Wade.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Wade; daughters, Angie (Randy) Adams of Fayetteville and Jennifer (Michael) […]

Emory L. McHugh III, of Fayetteville

Emory L. McHugh III, of Fayetteville, passed away October 15, 2017. Emory was born in Duluth, Ga. on June 12, 1954 to the late Emory and Ruby McHugh. Emory graduated from Central Gwinnett High School in 1972, where he was the star student his senior year. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1976 […]

Theresa Rogers DuRant, 82, of Fayetteville

Theresa “Terry” Rogers DuRant, 82, of Fayetteville passed away on October 7, 2017. She was born on October 6, 1935 in Chattanooga, Tenn. to the late Thomas Paul and Edna Eurton Rogers. Terry proudly served her country in the Naval Reserve.  She was a lifelong employee of Eastern Airlines and a member of the retirees […]

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